Your parents are often the most important people in the world for many people. When you see them sick, you may find yourself completely heartbroken and want to do everything that you can to help them heal from the struggles that they are facing. One of the best things that you can do is set time aside to say a prayer for healing for a sick parent. This is something that you can always do as a special prayer request which is something that God will always hear your pleas and be there for you and with your parents as they go through the different challenges that they may face during their life, specifically during the time that they are sick.
We will print and place your prayer request on the Stone of Anointing; the holiest place where Jesus’ body was laid down after being removed from the crucifix and prepared for burial.
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What Is The Best Prayer for a Parent?
The best prayer for a parent is one that you say from the heart, specifically when a parent is struggling with health issues. For many people, their parents are invincible. However, when the very human nature of a parent starts to come to light either because of age, sickness or both, you may start to second guess different aspects of your life including your own faith. There are many prayers that you can pray for a parent who is sick or struggling. An example of such a prayer is:
I ask that you will help my parent with the suffering that they are facing at this time in their life. Help me to see what they need at this stage and provide them with the sense of strength and support that they may be looking for. Please also use this as a prayer for strength on their behalf so that they can find the determination to face the challenges that may be coming up in their life at this time. Amen.
Catholic Prayer for Sick Parent
There are many people who are of the Catholic faith who feel more comfortable saying a Catholic prayer for healing for a sick parent. A Catholic prayer for a sick parent is something that can incorporate a number of different holy features including calling not only God for his help through these difficult times but also the saints. For instance, there are many people who make a prayer request to St. Jude knows that as one of the original apostles and friend of Jesus, he can take your intercessions to Jesus in a truly holy and personal way. If you are ready to put your Catholic prayer request together for a sick parent, a prayer that you can use would be:
I trust and believe in you with all my heart. I ask that you will listen to this Catholic prayer for my sick parent and send your healing and holy spirit down upon them so that they can receive the help, care and relief that they need during this difficult time in their life. I know that healing is always possible through you. Please help not only my parents but my family to see the path that you have laid out for us so that we can come to peace with the things that have happened and may happen in the future in our life. Amen.
Healing Prayers for a Mother
If your mother is sick or suffering with a certain ailment, saying healing prayers for a mother is something that can help in this particular situation. If you find yourself struggling to find the right words for healing prayers for a mother, here one that you can use at any time:
My mother is one of the most important people in my life. Please help her to find your healing grace and avoid any further health struggles. Amen.
Healing Prayer for a Father
Is your father suffering from a physical or psychological ailment? Turning to God for help and understanding is something that can bring a tremendous source of comfort. If you feel as though you need more guidance when it comes to developing a meaningful healing prayer for a father, a prayer that you can use is:
I feel overwhelmed by what is going on healthwise with my father. Please help me, my father and my family through these troubling times so that I can come to a better sense of peace. Amen.
Healing Prayers for Loved Ones
Although the focus of your prayer intentions may be for your parents, it’s not uncommon for a person to incorporate healing prayers for loved ones in with their prayers. This is something that can provide a great sense of direction and comfort when it comes to knowing that your prayers are being heard by God. Not only will you know that your parents are protected but that the people that you love and care about will feel the healing presence of God in their life. If you need inspiration for your healing prayers for loved ones, here is an example of a prayer that you can use:
I come to you this day in humility with the hopes that you will hear my healing prayers for my loved ones. I do not want my loved ones to be sick or struggle with any health issues in their life. Please send your holy spirit down upon them so that they can feel your love and grace in their life. In your name, I pray. Amen.